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Gianluigi Donnarumma reveals decision to join PSG was influenced by Gianluigi Buffon

Speaking to beIN Sport, Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has revealed that compatriot Gianluigi Buffon influenced his decision to join the Ligue 1 side last summer.

His words transcribed in RMC Sport, the former Milan man explained that Buffon – who spent the 2018-19 season in Paris – had spoken to him before the move.

“He told me to come here and make history at this club. He clearly helped me make my choice and I’m very happy about it.”

“PSG never let go of me. Coming here was my destiny. I’m very proud to be a part of this club now.”

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